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Latest Information

Skills for Life 6:

Bilateral Upper Limb Loss Workshop

 

Please mark your calendars for our life changing in person workshop, Skills for Life 6, scheduled for October 5-9, 2022 in Houston, Texas.

Stay Informed

To stay up to date with the latest information about SFL 6 in 2022, please make sure to do the following:

1) subscribe to our email distribution list

2) bookmark this website

3) click "going" on the SFL 6 Facebook Event

4) print this flyer and share with others!

The Skills for Life: Bilateral Upper Limb Loss Workshop is typically held every 3 years. It has developed into an internationally recognized event with over 70 people living without both arms or all four limbs in attendance. This three to four day unique and life changing workshop includes a program devoted specifically to issues faced by individuals living without both arms or all four limbs. Presenters include individuals living with limb loss, therapists, prosthetists, physicians and others.

Read what previous attendees (limb loss individuals, healthcare providers, family members, etc) have to say about the Skills for Life Workshops by clicking here. There is truly no other program in the world that brings all of these "experts" together face to face in order to share life changing tips and resources.

Online Registration

 

Registration link coming soon!

Please note: You must register on Eventbrite to guarantee your spot at Skills for Life. If you are a limb loss/limb different individual, remember your registration is free, but you will still need to complete the online process.  All other registrations range from $150-$650.

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Hotel Information

 

Address:  JW Marriott Houston by The Galleria

                 5150 Westheimer Rd

                 Houston, TX 77056

Phone:     (713) 961-1500

Book Your Group Rate | Marriott International

*Cutoff reservation date is September 14, 2022

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Financial Assistance

 

Limb loss individuals may apply for financial assistance to help offset their travel and lodging expenses (up to $1,000 USD). Click here to fill out your scholarship application. Applications will be processed in the order they were received.

PLEASE NOTE: You will still need to register for the conference through Eventbrite. Follow up emails and/or phone calls may be necessary, so make sure contact information is accurate. Contact Us with any questions.

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Learning Objectives

 

  • Understand pre-prosthetic evaluation and treatment needs unique to the bilateral upper limb loss individual 

  • Understand evaluation and treatment needs after a prosthetic device has been fit

  • Gain exposure to functional skills, adaptations, equipment, modifications used by individuals with bilateral limb loss

  • Learn about the latest technology:  surgical techniques and prosthetic componentry

  • Discuss appropriate functional outcomes, dependent upon level of limb loss

  • Discuss emotional adjustments and impacts to the individual and family living with bilateral upper limb loss 

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Sponsors Wanted

If you are interested in helping us continue to provide these opportunities for individuals missing at least both arms or all four limbs, we would greatly appreciate your support. 

 

Click here for additional information about sponsorships. There are two ways to become a sponsor:

1) PayPal. Donations accepted via your paypal account or by credit card, receipts will be provided.  Please make sure to include a note about your SFL 6 sponsorship with your payment.

2) Fill out the Sponsor Application and provide payment information.

 

Please contact us with questions or to discuss opportunities.

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Skills for Life 6 Sponsors

We are incredibly grateful for our generous sponsors, we would not be able to hold this event without them! 

Sponsors Always Welcome! Contact us to become a Skills for Life Sponsor Today!

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Skills for Life 6 Planning Committee

Meet the team responsible for putting together the SFL 6 Workshop. 

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